2016 CHLA Butterfly Logo®Founded in 1901, Children’s Hospital Los Angeles is one of the nation’s top children’s hospitals and is acknowledged worldwide for its leadership in pediatric and adolescent health. Children’s Hospital is one of only 11 in the nation–and the only one in California–named to the national Honor Roll of children’s hospitals in the 2016-17 U.S. News & World Report rankings for clinical excellence.

The Saban Research Institute of Children’s Hospital Los Angeles is among the largest and most productive pediatric research facilities in the United States, with an international team of 166 principal investigators collaborating to combat cancer, brain disorders, obesity and diabetes, among other devastating pediatric health conditions.

Children’s Hospital Los Angeles is a premier teaching hospital and has been affiliated with the Keck School of Medicine of the University of Southern California since 1932.

Children’s Hospital Los Angeles At a Glance

  • Admits 16,298 inpatients per year.
  • 512,359 outpatient visits per year.
  • 79,977 Emergency Department visits per year.
  • 5,653 employees and approximately 600 medical staff at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles.

Leaders in Cancer and Blood Treatments

For more than five decades, the Children’s Center for Cancer and Blood Diseases (CCCBD) has been saving children’s lives and working to increase cure rates through innovative clinical care and research programs, academic excellence and global leadership. It is the largest pediatric hematology-oncology program of its kind in the western U.S.

In 2016, U.S. News & World Report ranked the CCCBD the top pediatric hematology-oncology program in California and No. 7 in the nation. Our Center has been continuously ranked in the top ten every year since the rankings were launched.